Most users of personal computers installed on your Windows computer using the disk. In that case, if the user does not have CD drive, then this procedure becomes a real problem. The same goes for netbook users, because they do not have a drive for disks. Of course, to install Windows without a drive, but the process will take more time.

Install Windows from USB media

In that case, if the drive disks are broken or missing, you can install Windows on the computer or using a flash media or using to install the hard disk. The first option, as the name implies, involves the use of thumb drives to install Windows on a computer. You just need to download the program WinToFlash and extract it to any temporary folder. Next you should run the installer program and follow all the instructions.

To create the installation stick, you must use either a disk image with Windows or have the installation CD of Windows. WinToFlash the program itself will ask the user to specify the path to the file with Windows and then automatically copies all the necessary files on a flash drive, which can be used to install the operating system. To started stick, you must change the startup options in the BIOS. It is necessary to choose a method of boot HDD, LAN, USB.

Installing using the hard drive

The process of installing Windows using the hard disk a bit more complicated because you first need to prepare the hard drive and copy to it all the necessary information. To install Windows using this method, you need to connect your hard drive to a computer with a working drive for drives. Then you can run Hiren's Boot CD that works with partitions. You need to delete the old partition in the hard disk drive and create a new (or several new).

Next you need to log in using the command line where you enter the format command c:/q/s. This command will format the hard disk. Then you can start copying files, performing the installation of the Windows operating system. In this case you need to copy all the directories and files that complete the installation. After that the hard drive connects to the computer with a blank drive for the disk, then automatically launches the command prompt. In this line you need to enter the command c:/i386/winnt.exe that starts the process of installing the OS. You must then perform all the standard actions for installing the operating system.